COCAINE CONFIRMATION, URINE

Mnemonic

COCCNF

Synonym

Cocaine Confirmation - Benzoylecgonine Metabolite

Includes

Reported as Cocaine metabolite: Benzoylecgonine

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Urine in sterile container

Handling

Refrigerate (2-8°C) if unable to deliver to the lab within 3 days.

Preferred Volume

10 mL

Minimum Volume

5 mL

Transport

Ambient (20-25°C)

Rejection Criteria

If minimum specimen volume is not received, testing may not be performed.

Stability

Ambient (20-25°C): 3 days; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 10 days; Frozen (< -10°C): 1 year

Testing Information

Performed

Tue-Sat

Reported

1-2 days

Method

Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry

Reference Values

Reference Values

Not Detected

Benzoylecgonine: < 20 ng/mL


CPT Codes

80353

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:04 AM